Paraeducator Training

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Paraeducator Certificate Program

It is important to note that this requirement applies to any K-12 paraeducator staff members who assist with instruction in the classroom setting (excludes preschool and bus monitors).  In the 2022-23 school year, employees in these positions are required to complete 28 hours of training for the Fundamental Course of Study (FCS) program.  This training is part of the Paraeducator Certificate Program. 


Training opportunities for the 2022-23 school year:



Please Note: It is important to keep all the original clock hour forms for your records.



Pertinent information regarding the new paraeducator training requirements:




Have specific questions? Please reach out!


  • FCS Clock Hours Taken in 2021-22 SY (and Before): Dianna Avery, ESD 113
  • FCS Courses: [email protected] or (360) 596-8585, OSD Teaching & Learning Department
  • Tracking Questions: